A four-state fluorescent molecular switch

Yuan Liu, Jiawang Zhou, Michael R. Wasielewski, Hang Xing, Chad A. Mirkin

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Four distinct fluorescent states are achieved in a single Weak-Link Approach (WLA) construct bearing pyrene and tetraphenylethene moieties. The fluorescence of the compound in both the solution and solid phases can be manipulated through reversible coordination chemistry at the PtII center.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12041-12044
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number85
Publication statusPublished - 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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